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Previews from19 Aug 2015
Opens26 Aug 2015
Booking to17 Oct 2015
Closes17 Oct 2015
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PerformersJonathan Coote, Matthew Cottle, Jonathan Dryden Taylor, Caoilfhionn Dunne, Peter Forbes, Jason Hughes (Ralph Clark), Ellie James, Shalisha James-Davis, Paul Kaye, Ashley McGuire, Graeme McKnight, Jodie McNee, David Mara, Tadhg Murphy, Cyril Nri, Debra Penny, Lee Ross
DirectorNadia Fall
DesignPeter McKintosh
LightingNeil Austin
ChoreographyArthur Pita
SoundCarolyn Downing
Producer National Theatre
SynopsisObserved by a lone, mystified Aboriginal Australian, the first convict ship arrives in Botany Bay in 1788, crammed with England’s outcasts. Colony discipline in this vast and alien land is brutal. Three proposed public hangings incite an argument: how best to keep the criminals in line, the noose or a more civilised form of entertainment? The ambitious Second Lieutenant Ralph Clark steps forward with a play. But as the mostly illiterate cast rehearses, and a sense of common purpose begins to take hold, the young officer’s own transformation is as marked and poignant as that of his prisoners.
B/O Price£15 - £35
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by William Shakespeare

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Previews from26 Oct 2015
Opens03 Nov 2015
Booking to05 Mar 2016
Closes05 Mar 2016
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PerformersRosalie Craig (Rosalind), Rosa Leon Annor, Philip Arditti, Mark Benton (Touchstone), Paul Chahidi (Jaques), Jonathan Dryden Taylor, Patsy Ferran (Celia), Patrick Godfrey, Gemma Lawrence, Ken Nwosu, Ekow Quartey, Alan Williams
DirectorPolly Findlay
DesignLizzie Clachan
LightingJon Clark
ChoreographyJonathan Goddard
CostumeChristina Cunningham
SoundCarolyn Downing
Producer National Theatre
SynopsisWith her father the Duke banished and in exile, Rosalind and her cousin Celia leave their lives in the court behind them and journey into the Forest of Arden. There released from convention, Rosalind experiences the liberating rush of transformation. Disguising herself as a boy, she embraces a different way of living and falls spectacularly in love.
B/O Price£15 to £55
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Music by Damon Albarn and Book and Lyrics by Moira Buffini, inspired by Lewis Carroll's 'Alice in Wonderland'

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Previews from23 Nov 2015
Opens02 Dec 2015
Booking to28 Feb 2016
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PerformersCarly Bawden (Alice/Aly), Sam Archer, Lois Chimimba, Ivan De Freitas, Anna Francolini, Hal Fowler, Paul Hilton, Daisy Maywood, Enyi Okoronkwo, Golda Rosheuvel, Cydney Uffindell-Phillips and Whitney White, Leon Cooke, Nadine Cox, Adrian Grove, Joshua Lacey, Lisa Ritchie, Ed Wade, Simon Anthony, Stephanie Rojas
DirectorRufus Norris
DesignRae Smith
LightingPaule Constable
ChoreographyJavier De Frutos
CostumeKatrina Lindsay
SoundPaul Arditti
Producer National Theatre and Manchester International Festival
SynopsisWelcome to, where you can be exactly who you want to be. Aly, 12, loves this extraordinary virtual world. Bullied at school and unhappy at home, lets her escape from her parents, from teachers, from herself. Online, Aly becomes Alice: brave, beautiful and in control. But some of the people she meets - the weird Dum and Dee, the creepy Cheshire Cat, the terrifying Red Queen - seem strangely familiar. As hard as Aly tries to keep them apart, real life and begin to collide in ever more curious and dangerous ways.
B/O Price£15 to £55
Other InfoMusical Direction by David Shrubsole, Projections by 59 Productions
Recomended for ages 10+
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Venue Details
Olivier at National Theatre
South bank, London, SE1 9PX
(south side of Waterloo Bridge)
Tube: Waterloo
Tel: 020 7452 3000

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